Quaresimoli Cookies, Grandma W

Quaresimoli Cookies, Grandma W Recipe

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Megan Stewart


A spicy, citrusy, nutty cookie.


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  • 1 3/4 c
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    orange extract
  • 1/8 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    whole toasted almonds
  • 1
    egg, beaten

How to Make Quaresimoli Cookies, Grandma W


  1. Sift first 3 ingredients. Mix sugar and next 6 ingredients. Add flour mixture and nuts. Knead on floured surface. Divide in half, wrap in plastic and refrigerate 1 hour. Oven to 375 degrees. Roll 1 piece between palms of hand and floured surface to 18" rope. Pat into a 1" wide strip. Arrange diagonally on cookie sheet. Brush with beaten egg. Repeat. Bake until tops are slightly firm and golden brown, about 20 min. Reduce temperature to 300 degrees. Cut cookies into 1" slices and arrange on cookie sheets. Cook another 4 min on each side.

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About Quaresimoli Cookies, Grandma W

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Italian

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